Professor Kenji Shibuya attended the Regional Consultation on Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Western Pacific held at the WHO Office in Manila. Representatives from regional Member States discussed challenges in achieving the SDGs in this culturally diverse Region. Professor Shibuya also served as a panelist for a debate session on: Working in partnership opportunity or obstacles. He referred to Japan Vision: Health Care 2035 and the 2016 G7 Ise-Shima Summit in Japan, highlighting the continued importance of [...]
Professor Kenji Shibuya attended the 69th World Health Assembly and intervened on the Millennium Development Goals and Sustainable Development Goals agenda items. He also moderated the Physical Activities side event, co-sponsored by Japan. Promotion of physical activity is one of the most important countermeasures to combat the non-communicable diseases epidemic. Professor Shibuya also joined the Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) side event as a panelists. He concluded that beyond R&D, a comprehensive approach for safe and affordable medicines is essential in collectively [...]
Japan’s Global Health Working Group under the leadership of Professor Kenji Shibuya published Protecting human security: proposals for the G7 Ise-Shima Summit in Japan in the Lancet last week. Protecting human security is critical among various challenges political leaders are facing in the 21st Century. Promoting universal health coverage (UHC) will help develop health systems, capable of dealing with future emergencies such as the recent Ebola outbreak. The authors suggest three global health action areas for the 2016 G7 Summit: [...]
ORCID Regional Director, Nobuko Miyairi, will introduce ORCID and help participants set up an account. As a non-profit organization, ORCID works with its member organizations to provide interoperable, persistent identifiers for researchers and all contributors in the scholarly community. ORCID is an infrastructure to provide digital connections between a variety of systems such as researcher profile services, journal publishers, manuscript submission systems, institutional repositories, grant management systems, and more. This is an open seminar.
Date: November 20, 2015 (14:00-15:30)